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RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.


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Diamond Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2023)
ALP Utilities, MN (2023)
Austin Energy, TX (2022)
Austin Utilities, MN (2022)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2023)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2023)
Benton PUD, WA (2021)
Blue Earth Light and Water, MN (2022)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2023)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2023)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2021)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2022)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2023)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2022)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2023)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2021)
BVU Authority, VA (2023)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2023)
City of Albemarle, NC (2021)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2021)
City of Calhoun, GA (2021)
City of College Station, TX (2021)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2023)
City of Hamilton Electric Department , OH (2023)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2021)
City of Lexington, NC (2022)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2021)
City of Monroe, NC (2023)
City of New Bern, NC (2022)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2021)
City of Statesville Electric Utilities, NC (2023)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2021)
City of Tipp City, OH (2023)
City of Troy, AL (2022)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2022)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2023)
Clarksville Department of Electricity / CDE Lightband, TN (2023)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2023)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2021)
Colorado Springs Utilities, CO (2021)
Columbus Light & Water Dept., MS (2022)
Conway Corporation, AR (2023)
Cowlitz PUD, WA (2021)
CPS Energy, TX (2023)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2023)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2023)
Edmond Electric, OK (2023)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2022)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2021)
Gainesville Regional Utilities, FL (2022)
Georgetown Utility Systems, TX (2022)
Glendale Water & Power, CA (2021)
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI (2021)
Grand River Dam Authority, OK (2022)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2021)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2021)
Heber Light & Power, UT (2021)
Holland Board of Public Works, MI (2022)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2023)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2022)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2021)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2023)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2023)
JEA, FL (2022)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2023)
Keys Energy Services, FL (2023)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2021)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2021)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2023)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2021)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2023)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2021)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2021)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2021)
Marietta Power, GA (2023)
Marshall Municipal Utilities (MN), MN (2023)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2022)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2023)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2021)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2023)
Moreno Valley Electric Utility, CA (2022)
Morristown Utility Systems, TN (2023)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2023)
Napoleon Power & Light, OH (2023)
Nashville Electric Service, TN (2023)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2023)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2023)
New York Power Authority, NY (2022)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2021)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2021)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2023)
Opelika Power Services, AL (2021)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2022)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2021)
Paducah Power System, KY (2023)
Piqua Power System, OH (2021)
PUD #1 OF Clallam County, WA (2023)
Rice Lake Utilities, WI (2021)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2021)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2022)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2023)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2022)
Rocky Mount Energy Resources, NC (2023)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2021)
Santee Cooper, SC (2023)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2021)
Silicon Valley Power, CA (2022)
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI (2021)
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2021)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2021)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2021)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2021)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2021)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2021)
Vernon Public Utilities, CA (2022)
Village of Minster, OH (2023)
Wake Forest Power, NC (2021)
Waverly Utilities, IA (2021)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2023)
Wilson Energy, NC (2023)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission, WI (2021)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2022)

Platinum Level

Albany Utilities, GA (2021)
Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN (2022)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2023)
Borough of Ephrata, PA (2021)
Borough of Lansdale Electric Department, PA (2021)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2023)
BrightRidge, TN (2021)
Brookings Municipal Utilities, SD (2022)
Cedar Falls Utilities, IA (2023)
City of Ames Electric Services, IA (2021)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2023)
City of Bartow Electric Dept., IA (2021)
City of Columbia Water & Light, MO (2021)
City of Columbus, Divison of Power, OH (2023)
City of Danville - Department of Power & Light, VA (2021)
City of Dover Electric Department , DE (2023)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2021)
City of Fremont, NE (2021)
City of Grand Island, NE (2023)
City of Harrisonville Electric Department, MO (2021)
City of Kinston, NC (2021)
City of Leesburg, FL (2022)
City of Mesa Energy Resources, AZ (2023)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, IL (2021)
City of Mount Dora, FL (2022)
City of Newark, DE (2023)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2021)
City of Saint Peter, MN (2022)
City of Shelby, NC (2021)
City of St. George, UT (2023)
City of Wellington, KS (2023)
Clarksville Connected Utilities, AR (2021)
Coffeyville Municipal Light & Power, KS (2021)
Danvers Electric Division, MA (2021)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2021)
Elk River Municipal Utilities, MN (2023)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2021)
Farmington Electric Utility System, NM (2023)
Garden City Electric Utilities, KS (2023)
GEUS, TX (2022)
Greenfield Power and Light, IN (2021)
Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works, SC (2021)
Groton Utilities, CT (2023)
Henderson Municipal Power and Light, KY (2023)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2023)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2021)
Hope Water & Light, AR (2021)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2021)
Kaysville City Power and Light, UT (2021)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2023)
Lehi City Power, UT (2021)
Lewisburg Electric System, TN (2021)
Long Island Power Authority, NY (2021)
Longmont Power & Communications, CO (2023)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2021)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2021)
Marshall Municipal Utilities (MO), MO (2023)
McMinnville Water and Light, OR (2022)
Middleborough Gas & Electric Department, MA (2022)
Middleton Electric Light Department, MA (2023)
Modesto Irrigation District, CA (2022)
Montpelier Municipal Electric, OH (2023)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2022)
Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville, AL (2021)
Naperville Electric Utility, IL (2023)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2021)
New Prague Municipal Utilities, MN (2021)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2023)
Nixa Municipal Utilities, MO (2023)
Oak Harbor Public Power, OH (2021)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2021)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2021)
Peru Utilities, IN (2023)
Reading Municipal Light Department, MA (2021)
Redding Electric Utility, CA (2021)
Richmond Power & Light, IN (2022)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2021)
Rock Falls Electric Department, IL (2021)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2023)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2023)
Seattle City Light, WA (2023)
Snohomish PUD, WA (2022)
Spencer Municipal Utilities, IA (2023)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2023)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2021)
Sterling Municipal Light Department, MA (2022)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2021)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2023)
Tillamook People's Utility District, OR (2021)
Town of Apex, NC (2023)
Town of Front Royal, VA (2022)
Tullahoma Utilities Authority, TN (2021)
Turlock Irrigation District, CA (2023)
Village of Versailles, OH (2023)
Waupun Utilities, WI (2022)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2023)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2023)

Gold Level

Algona Municipal Utilities, IA (2023)
Azusa Light & Water Department, CA (2023)
Brainerd Public Utilities, MN (2021)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2021)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2023)
City of Fountain Utilities, CO (2023)
City of Fulton, MO (2023)
City of Gastonia, NC (2021)
City of Jackson Electric Operations, MO (2022)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2021)
City of Lumberton, NC (2021)
City of Marshall, MI (2023)
City of Milford Electric, DE (2023)
City of Monett, MO (2021)
City of Newberry, SC (2021)
City of Newton, NC (2022)
City of Ottawa, KS (2021)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2023)
City of Winfield, KS (2022)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2023)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2022)
Fort Valley Utility Commission, GA (2022)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2023)
Harrisonburg Electric Commission, VA (2023)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2022)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2023)
Ipswich Electric Light Department, MA (2022)
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX (2021)
Kirkwood Electric Department, MO (2021)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2023)
Lewes BPW, DE (2021)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2021)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2021)
Oxford Utilities, MS (2023)
Paris Board of Public Utilities, TN (2021)
PES Energize, TN (2022)
Plymouth Utilities, WI (2022)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2022)
Salt River Project, AZ (2023)
St. Clairsville Electric, OH (2021)
Town of Clayton, NC (2022)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2023)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2023)
Town of Pineville, NC (2023)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2023)
Utilities Commission City of New Smyrna Beach, FL (2022)
Village of Yellow Springs, OH (2023)
Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department, MA (2021)
Washington City, UT (2022)
Waunakee Utilities, WI (2023)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2023)
Winchester Utility System, TN (2023)